CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE
Credit points: 15
The role of the healthcare professional in the harm minimisation space is ever-expanding. You will build on skills learned in Introduction to Substance Use and learn to apply these skills in a practical way in their everyday practice. As well as online activities, you will be required to attend a one-day workshop and an experiential placement to complete this subject.
SchoolSchool of Molecular Sciences/LIMS
Subject Co-ordinatorPene Wood
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Prerequisites Must be admitted in SCAMB
Special conditions To ensure knowledge is optimal students are advised to take PHA4MSU as one of the final subjects in this degree. Students must hold a current registration with AHPRA, have a current Police Check and Working with Children Check, Hand Hygiene Certificate, associated immunization requirements, signed consent and placement guidelines before attending placement. Need to complete a minimum of 6 hours clinical placement.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Media||HealthPathways||Recommended||Primary Health Networks||Streamliners New Zealand|
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
01. Evaluate the role of healthcare professionals in maintaining the health of patients with dependence and understand the objectives, legal requirements, ethical considerations and other key aspects of treatment
- Online modules, MCQs, Placement, workshops
02. Consolidate an understanding about evidence based patient centred-care and the strategies employed to ensure appropriate diagnosis, treatment and referral.
- Online modules, workshops, MCQs, placement
03. Develop a business strategy to successfully implement medication assisted treatment of opioid dependence into the practice of a pharmacist
- Online modules, business plan
04. Evaluate the collaborative role the health professional can play in the multidisciplinary treatment team of a patient being managed for substance dependence working with other professionals and the broader alcohol and other drugs service sector.
- Online modules, MCQs, placement
05. Analyse the influences on the patient consultation process and therapeutic relationship and how it may influence a patient#s behaviour and the clinician#s decision-making in relation to the given situation.
- Workshop activities, online modules.
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Bendigo, 2019, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPene Wood
Unscheduled Online Class
Thirty six 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
Placement - Off Site
One 6.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In-clinic placement. To be organised by student and facilitated / approved by LTU"
Two 6.0 hours workshop per study period on weekends during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Workshops will be delivered as a weekend intensive once per semester."
|Placement portfolio (1000 words equivalent)||Portfolio of evidence of placement activities||15||01, 02, 04|
|Business plan analysis (1000 words equivalent)||Case analysis of pharmacist role in medication assisted treatment of opioid dependence||15||03|
|MCQs (1000 words equivalent)||One hour multiple choice quiz with mix multiple choice questions in the form of complex case scenarios, categorize, video questions||20||01, 02, 04|
|Case study oral presentation (2000 words equivalent)||20 minute oral case study delivered via Zoom||25||02, 04, 05|
|Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) (2000 words equivalent)||25||01, 02, 04, 05|